History of Capitalism at the University of Georgia
We invite prominent scholars from national, regional, and local institutions to present work in progress to University of Georgia faculty and graduate students. Papers are precirculated via sendfiles.uga.edu; all participants are expected to have read papers before attending discussions to promote an atmosphere of intellectual exchange.

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Woody Holton, McCausland Professor of History, Univeristy of South Carolina
Keynote Address at the Global Capitalism and the Global South Graduate Student Conference
May 16, 2015

    Sarah Milov, Univeristy of Virginia, Corcoran Department of History
    "Tobacco Leaf as Fig Leaf: The Tobacco Growers' Information Committee."
    March 26, 2015 in Rm 320 of LeConte Hall
    Jon Dawson, University of Georgia, English Department
    "Wage Slaves and Revolutionists: The Historical Background of Jack London’s The Iron Heel" October 21, 2014
    Sterling Evans, Louise Welsh Chair of Oklahoma, Southern Plains, and Borderlands History, University of Oklahoma
    "Damming Sonora: An Environmental and Transnational History of Water, Agriculture, and Society in Northwest Mexico"
    March 25, 2011

    Julie Weise, California State University-Long Beach
    "Dispatches from the 'Viejo' New South: Historicizing Recent Latino Migrations"
    April 23, 2010

    Julie Weise, California State University-Long Beach
    "Citizens of Somewhere: Mexican Workers, Dixiecrats, and Mexican Bureaucrats in the Arkansas Delta, 1939-64"
    April 22, 2010

    Rowena Olegario, Saïd Business School, Oxford University
    "The Nation that Credit Built: 300 Years of Innovation, Regulation, and Devastation in the United States"
    March 29, 2010

    Business History Conference, 2010 Annual Meeting
    March 25-27, 2010
    Georgia Center for Continuing Education, University of Georgia, Athens
    Hosted by the Department of History
    Local arrangements: Shane Hamilton (chair), Bethany Moreton, Stephen Mihm

    Michael Snodgrass, Associate Professor of Latin American History, Indiana University Purdue University-Indianapolis
    April 30, 2009
    "The Bracero Program, 1942-1964"

    Tera Hunter, Professor of History and African American Studies, Princeton University
    1:30pm, November 7, 2008
    320 LeConte Hall

    Beatrix Hoffman, Professor of History, Northern Illinois University
    November 7, 2008
    "Access and Denial: Toward a History of Health Care Rights Consciousness in the 20th Century U.S."

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